Toxicological findings in fatal motor vehicle collisions in ontario, Canada: a one-year study.

@article{Woodall2015ToxicologicalFI,
  title={Toxicological findings in fatal motor vehicle collisions in ontario, Canada: a one-year study.},
  author={Karen L Woodall and Betty L C Chow and Albert Edward Lauwers and Dan E Cass},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={669-74}
}
Drug-impaired driving is a complex area of forensic toxicology due in part to limited data concerning the type of drugs involved and the concentrations detected. This study analyzed toxicological findings in drivers from fatal motor vehicle collisions (FMVCs) in Ontario, Canada, over a one-year period using a standardized protocol. Of the 229 cases included in the study, 56% were positive for alcohol and/or drugs. After alcohol, cannabis was the most frequently encountered substance (27… CONTINUE READING